Senior Identity Management Systems Administrator

Blackberry   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 49 days ago


Job Description:

If you are passionate about security and looking for a challenging, interesting and dynamic role, BlackBerry Global Technology Services is the place for you! At BlackBerry we provide the gold standard in security with the experience and certifications to back it up. We are looking for an experienced Senior Identity Management Systems Administrator to be a part of the BlackBerry Global Technology Services Identity Management Team.

The successful candidate will be accountable to support and lead ongoing security assessments and remediation activities for identity management server and application health. In addition, the candidate will work closely with key stakeholders, partners and customers to deliver systems that are used by the entire company and directly integrated with our enterprise focused products and services.

We are looking for an individual with the proven ability to architect, implement and execute technical solutions.


  • Support and lead ongoing security assessments, remediation activities and Identity Management server and application health

  • Research, innovate and where possible automate approaches for system administration

  • Coordinate and communicate with internal stakeholder

  • Capacity plan, determine future needs and investigate new products and features to support new growth, acquisitions and divestitures

  • Provide world-class support and reinforce customer confidence

  • Partner with other System Administrators to effectively manage customer issues and escalations, as well as customer satisfaction

  • Ability to work on call support rotation for 24/7 and 365 days a year (business hours + On Call Support)

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years

  • Experience with a variety of Identity Management solutions and processes, IDaaS

  • Expert knowledge of multi-factor authentication, PKI, SAML, OAuth, SSO technologies and Active Directory

  • Working knowledge of Linux authentication including PAM and SSH authentication

  • Experience delivering authentication services to cloud providers such as AWS and Azure

  • Ability to script in PowerShell, VBS, Java, and Linux shell

  • General understanding of ITIL process, certification preferred

  • 5+ years technical experience integrating strong authentication, access management and PKI into clients, infrastructure and applications

  • 5+ years IT experience including security vulnerability remediation

  • Consistent record of improving the security posture of enterprise systems using strong authentication and credential management

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with information technology professionals, senior management, auditors and vendors

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills with the ability to break down complex problems into meaningful user stories

  • Agile, Lean and Self-Service methodologies

  • Proven ability to architect, implement and execute technical solutions

  • Superior communication (fluent English written and verbal) skills required

  • Strong customer service orientation with a keen sense of urgency and priorities

  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills which enable you to juggle several priorities while continuing to meet deadlines

  • Strong partnership and collaboration skills; able to develop and maintain effective relationships with peers, executives, customers, and other internal and external stakeholders

  • US Citizenship required due the the FedRAMP regulations.

  • Prior experience with FedRAMP or FISMA controls desired


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